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Ancestral Puebloans of the Four Corners Region

  • Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon

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    Aerial view of Pueblo Bonito, one of the most distinctive great houses in Chaco Canyon.
    Pueblo Bonito in Chaco Canyon
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Donna M. Glowacki, Living and Leaving: A Social History of Regional Depopulation in Thirteenth-Century Mesa Verde (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2015).

Timothy A. Kohler, Mark D. Varien, and Aaron M. Wright, eds., Leaving Mesa Verde: Peril and Change in the Thirteenth-Century Southwest (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2010).

R. G. Matson, The Origins of Southwestern Agriculture (Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 1991).

Scott G. Ortman, Winds from the North: Tewa Origins and Historical Anthropology (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2012).

Paul F. Reed, Chaco’s Northern Prodigies: Salmon, Aztec, and the Ascendancy of the Middle San Juan Region after A.D. 1100 (Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, 2008).

Mark D. Varien, Scott G. Ortman, Timothy A. Kohler, Donna M. Glowacki, and C. David Johnson, “Historical Ecology in the Mesa Verde Region: Results from the Village EcoDynamics Project,” American Antiquity 72 (April 2007).

John A. Ware, A Pueblo Social History: Kinship, Sodality, and Community in the Northern Southwest (Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research, 2014).

Richard H. Wilshusen, Gregson Schachner, and James R. Allison, eds., Crucible of Pueblos: The Early Pueblo Period in the Northern Southwest (Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, University of California, 2012).

Additional Information: 

Aztec Ruins, National Monument, New Mexico,” National Park Service, last modified December 4, 2015.

Canyons of the Ancients National Monument,” US Bureau of Land Management, last modified May 28, 2015.

Chaco Culture National Historical Park, New Mexico,” National Park Service, last modified December 3, 2015.

Chimney Rock National Monument, Colorado,” Chimney Rock Interpretive Association, 2010.

Linda S. Cordell and Maxine E. McBrinn, Archaeology of the Southwest, 3rd ed. (Walnut Creek, CA: Left Coast Press, 2012).

Hovenweep National Monument, Colorado, Utah,” National Park Service, last modified December 1, 2015.

Learn About the Park,” Mesa Verde National Park, National Park Service, last modified November 25, 2015.

Stephen H. Lekson, A History of the Ancient Southwest (Santa Fe: School for Advanced Research Press, 2009).

The 19 Pueblos of New Mexico,” Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, 2007.

David Grant Noble, In Search of Chaco (Santa Fe: School of American Research Press, 2004).

David Grant Noble, The Mesa Verde World (Santa Fe: School of American Research Press, 2006).

Who Were the Anasazi?,” Anasazi Heritage Center, US Bureau of Land Management, last modified August 2, 2012.

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